"The New Negro" and "The Black Writer and His Role."
A review of the similarities and dissimilarities found in Alain Locke's "The New Negro" and Carolyn F. Gerald's "The Black Writer and His Role."
# 28211 | 1,400 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2002 |
Published on Jun 23, 2003 in African-American Studies (1950-Present) , Literature (American) , Art (General)
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Compares Alain Locke's and Carolyn F. Gerald's proposals for a pseudo-militant black arts movement. Looks at how both authors view the self-image of the average black person as one that has been forced upon them by the white majority. The paper goes on to discuss how both authors see the need to change and recreate the black self-image, and their differing views on how to approach the task of creating this new image.
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